"A shock for the eyes and the soul" Top 5 Page for this destination Mont Saint Michel by vinc_bilb
Mont Saint Michel Travel Guide: 313 reviews and 1,100 photos
After The chateau of Chenonceau and 3 hours by Car, we arrived in Normandy, slept in Avranches one night as we wanted to be ready early the morning for "attacking" the famous Mont Saint Michel.
We've neither been there before, even if we had some ideas,...
Oh my gosh, it was a shock for me, similar to what I felt in Petra (Jordan)!
>>> Personnal rating: 5/5
There is a spiritual dimension, an hypnotic call, an echo, a signature of the Faith concentrated during more than 1300 years, which resound in me.
See it, feel it, if you can. (my wish)
"Wonder of the West", the Mont-Saint-Michel stands an isolated tidal rock in the middle of of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe. It welcomes nearly three and a half million people every year (the second rank in France, after Paris)
The Mont Saint Michel is a small medieval village, with the amazing abbey dedicated to the Archangel Michael on the top.
- Pros:One of the world's wonders
- Cons:Crowded, not enough time
Find some secrets: 1/ The prison The Mont resisted all the English assaults during the hundred years war but was, as... more travel advice
The Parish Church, consecrated to St Pierre, the patron saint of fishermen, is a small edifice from the 15th and 16th... more travel advice
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